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Downer Pigs in CA Banned from Food Supply

A federal appeals court has banned the sale of pork products made from pigs that were too sick to walk before they were slaughtered. Although the meat industry is trying to find loopholes and plans to appeal this new regulation, Jonathan Lovvorn, vice present of the Humane Society of the United States, said the court "upheld the state's right to protect consumers from sick, disabled animals in the food supply, and to protect animals from horrific abuses."

To read the full article please search online for Court rules lame pigs can't be turned into meat

It is unimaginable the pain and suffering that factory farmed animals endure throughout their lives. The percentage of downer animals in the meat industry is appalling, and the profit squeezed through these animals is beyond callous and unethical. It is time that we acknowledge that as long as meat is part of our diets, billions of God's farmed animals are going to suffer unnecessarily every year.

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